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DEMOCRATIC PARTY ACTIVITIES                            
Supervisor; Rock Island County Board-District #20
Chairman; Rock Island Democratic Minority Caucus
Committee to Elect Carol Moseley-Braun (became active prior to the March primary and continued through to the election)
Coordinator of 14 Precincts in the City of Rock Island in the Nov. 3, 1992 Election
Precinct Committeeman, South Rock Island #1 1976-Present
Deputy registrar for Rock Island County, 1976-Present
Delegate to the State Democratic Convention, 1978-1996
Delegate to the Young Democrats National Convention, 1979
Treasurer, Young Democrats of Illinois, 1979
William Dawson Award Winner, 1981, Young Democrats of Illinois
Delegate-Democrat National Convention 2008, Denver, Co.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Past-Vicej President-Metro Branch N.A.A.C.P.
Past- Vice President- A. Phillip Randolph Institute
Member S.C.L.C. (Southern Christian Leadership Conference)
Executive Board, Q-C League of Native Americans
Past- Executive Board- Horace Mann Choice Elementary School
Past- Executive Board- Quad City Alliance for Justice
Rock Island Township Court Watch- Member
Docent- Davenport Museum of Art
Past- Member, Board of Directors, John Deere Plow and Planter Employee's Credit Union and Chairman of the Delinquency Committee
Past- Chairman, Bi-State Metropolitan Computer Security and Privacy Commission
Past- Chairman, Martin Luther King Center Advisory Board
Past- Member, Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission
Past- President, Rock Island County N.A.A.C.P.
Church-Olivet Baptist, 115-21st Avenue, Rock Island.
Past-Member Child Abuse Council
Board Member-Arrowhead Ranch
Board Member- University of Illinois Extension Service
Member- A.C.T.I.V.E. Club (Senior Citizens) Rock Island
Rock Island County Forest Preserve
Past- Member- Congressman Lane Evans Military Scholarship Board
Member 14th Judicial District Task Force on Juvenile Detention
Past- President and Member- Community Caring Conference
Founding Member, Council on Children at Risk
IHSA and IHSAA Registered Basketball Official for 26 Years

LABOR AFFILIATION AND ACTIVITIES

Member Quad City Federation of Labor

United Auto Workers Local 434, 1965-1972 Union Time Study Representative, (The First Black Native American Quality Control Inspector)

Patternmaker League of North America, 1972-1991, Shop Committee and Pension Board member. (First Black Native American Patternmaker in the World)

Retired- International Association of Machinists Lodge #2825 Member 1991-2007

EDUCATION

Black Hawk College, Moline, IL Completion of five year Metal Patternmaker Apprenticeship. Also courses in Afro- American History, Spanish, Statistics, Criminal Law and Justice

Scott Community College, Bettendorf, IA Courses in Labor History, International Trade and Export, and Auto Sales

Allied Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL Completed One Year Certificate in Engineering Drafting Technology

St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA Courses in Supervisory Development and Small Business Management

EMPLOYMENT

1965-2007 Patternmaker John Deere 42 Year Service-Retired

1965 Colt Industry-Fairbanks Morse Scale Division

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